disasters more than others and pool it out across the united states. >> some of those areas are poor. they don't have the resources. and so in a great big country where there are some very wealthy people who can pay some taxes, it's kind of a good idea to collect up that money in case where some place people don't have the resources. you know, this is a logic of government. but i will say that if we back up a little bit on this, disasters, like wars, like presidencies, like receptions, are big enough that we can all paint on them, right? >> right. >> we can all put our picture on them. i looked at this thing, i'm a very pro-labor thing, my response is i'm watching union firefighters and union cops and union road crews up through the night, you know, sweating, bleeding, putting out fires, wading through water, union nurses carrying kids to safety, and i'm saying, you know, why does mitt romney bash these people. in fairness, that's not best how i look at it.